Manuela Carrasco

Head of People & Culture


Manuela is a dedicated HR professional with over 20 years’ experience as a generalist.

She holds a masters in HR and an MBA from the University of Cambridge. After her MBA she held senior HR roles at PRISA, a large Spanish media group. Later she joined Cambridge University Press where she was part of the ELT Board, leading the development and execution of a global talent management strategy.

At Cambridge University Press, she had an international remit and led the implementation of a number of interesting projects, including the introduction of a new performance approach very focused on improving colleagues’ engagement and help them to progress in their career.

She is very passionate about diversity and inclusion and really excited about the opportunity at Riverlane to continue creating a culture where people are put at the centre and there is a commitment to promoting a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere everywhere.